Modified minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion using a trans-multifidus approach: a safe and effective alternative to open-TLIF.

Zhang, Wenzhi   •   Li, Xu   •   Shang, Xifu   •   Xu, Xiang   •   Hu, Yefeng   •   He, Rui   •   Duan, Liqun   •   Ling, Xiaodong   •   Zhang, Feng

published in: Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research



endpoint

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fusion rate (undefined)
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basics

diagnosis:
spondylolisthesis
degenerative disc disease

localization:
lumbar → motion segment → L3/L4
lumbar → motion segment → L4/L5
lumbar → motion segment → L5/S1

method:
surgical therapy → TLIF open
surgical therapy → TLIF minimally invasive

publication details

10.1186/s13018-015-0234-4
pubmed
26063453
2015
clinical trial
no
prospective
1c